Who is John Lynch's son? Wife, family and kids of 2021 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee

Joshua Rogers August 6, 2021
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The class of 2021 will will be formally enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Sunday, 8 August 2021. Former player and current general manager of the San Francisco 49ers John Lynch is part of this year’s class, and people are curious about his family, son and wife.

Meet the 2021 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees

The newest members of the NFL’s Pro Football Hall of Fame include guard Alan Faneca, coach Tom Flores, wide receiver Calvin Johnson, safety John Lynch, quarterback Peyton Manning, contributor Bill Nunn, wide receiver Drew Pearson and cornerback/safety Charles Woodson.

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The former players will be officially enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Sunday (8 August). The ceremony will take place at the Tom Benson Hall Of Fame Stadium in Canton.

More than 100 Gold Jackets (living Hall of Famers) return to the Hall of Fame each year to be part of the ceremony.

CANTON, OH – JUNE 20: Pro Football Hall of Fame on June 20, 2015 in Canton, Ohio. (Photo By Raymond Boyd/Getty Images)

The career of John Lynch

John Lynch is a former strong safety and current general manager of San Francisco 49ers.

Lynch played college football at Stanford University. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the third round of the 1993 NFL Draft.

A nine-time Pro Bowl selection, Lynch earned a Super Bowl ring with the Buccaneers in Super Bowl XXXVII.

The 49-year-old will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on 8 August 2021.

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John’s family including his wife Linda Lynch

John Lynch is the son of John Lynch Sr, who is a retired radio executive living in San Diego.

He also founded sports talk station XEPRS-AM 1090.

John’s wife is Linda Lynch (nee Allred). Linda is the older sister of his friend and former NFL tight end John Allred.

He has three daughters, Lindsay, Lilly and Leah, as well as a son.

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John Lynch’s son, Jake

John’s son is Jake Lynch, who is currently an inside linebacker at Stanford University.

Jake is listed as 6ft 2in and weighing 240lb. He is majoring in science, tech and society.

His career accolades so far include being a two-time Pac-12 Fall Academic Honor Roll (2019, 2020) and winning the Greg Piers Award (2019).

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Joshua is a senior sports writer with over four years' experience in online writing. He graduated with a BA in Ancient History from The University of Manchester before receiving an MA in Sports Journalism from The University of Central Lancashire. He became a trending writer for a leading social publisher and later spent time covering the 2018 World Cup for The Mirror Online. He then moved to a social marketing agency where he acted as website editor. His specialties on The Focus include F1, tennis, NBA, NFL and combat sports.